Month / February 2014

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  • At the Foot the Rockies, Tribes Make Tough Decisions

    In the shadow of the Rocky Mountains live the Native American Blackfoot tribes. Facing high unemployment, the tribe opened up their lands to oil and gas production to boast the local economy. The number of wells has grown since the fracking boom on the Great Plains, leading to concerns about this ecologically and culturally important…

  • Rongbuk Mountains

    Growing up in exile and spending a majority of my life as a stateless refugee, I tried to deconstruct my identity through asking my parents about their experiences and stories. My mother was crucial in shaping my identity. Her stories always revolved around the Rongbuk Glacier. She was born raised in the shadows of the…

  • Climate Refugees of Nepal Himalayas

    The ancient village of Samzong located inside Mustang district in northwestern Nepal Himalayas, is facing disappearance as acute water shortage for irrigation and livestock in the area is forcing the villagers to consider a future elsewhere. Samzong had once been the main port connecting the northern Tibetan civilization and the southern Indic neighbors. Cultural records…

  • Photos from Franz Josef Glacier

    The Franz Josef Glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Please follow, share and like us: